200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

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Ready to take your love of yoga to the next level?

If so, the 200-hour Yoga Training Program at Studio Gaia is for you! Our program is designed for students interested in learning more about yoga & for students who wish to become yoga teachers. Our program offers a supportive environment where students will learn how to develop a personal yoga practice, explore various practices that increase the mind & heart’s resiliency, and provides the skills to safely and effectively teach yoga.

The mission for our Yoga Teaching Training is create a community for students to learn about yoga as a lifestyle & for students to explore yoga as a means to live an authentic and aligned life.

Students will study a variety of subjects including:

Postural alignment Sequencing Anatomy and Physiology Energy anatomy Yoga Ethics Ayurveda and Nutrition Environmental Impacts of Food and Lifestyle Choices There will be emphasis on the following topics:

Postural Alignment: Students will learn postural alignment, modifications and advanced variations, as well as the benefits & contraindications of a variety of yoga poses. The focus will be on learning different variations of the yoga poses and how to use them to create specific energetic effects!

Sequencing: Students will explore the science & art of sequencing. Students will learn how to design sequences around specific muscles, philosophical themes, and rhythms of natures including daily, seasonal, and moon cycles. The focus is on finding your own unique voice as you design creative sequences!

Anatomy and Physiology: Students will explore the nervous system, the role of posture in chronic pain, and gain an understanding of the spine & how to create balance in the opposing muscle groups to increase strength, flexibility, and resiliency in the body!

Program also includes the following workshops:

The Path to Wellbeing with Sally Denton, LCSW Trauma Sensitive Yoga with Jenna Hutchinson Kelly, LCSW Pelvic Floor Workshop with Sara Helle, PT Introduction to Children’s Yoga Sound Meditation Workshop

Our program also includes two days of training with guest teacher, Max Strom. Max is an internationally recognized yoga teacher and the author of A Life Worth Breathing and There is No App For Happiness.

The program is certified under Yoga Alliance, and students will be able to register with the organization upon program completion.

Core Teaching Faculty

Jen Jones, RYT 500, received her 200 hour certification in 2007 and completed her 500 hour certification at the Asheville Yoga Center with an emphasis on Yoga Therapeutics. Jen holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, has studied mental health counseling, and has also completed the Mind Body Stress Reduction Program (created by Jon Kabat-Zinn). She has also completed the Living Ayurveda Program with Cate Stillman twice and begins the Ayurveda and Nutrition coaching program with John Joseph Immel this upcoming fall.

Other Teaching Faculty include:

Thomas Fortel Keri Allison Jami Marsoun Sarah Helle Sally Denton Jenna Hutchinson Kelly


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Books (Student’s Responsibility)

The Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele Moving into Stillness by Erich Schiffman Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection by Jessica Prentice A Life Worth Breathing by Max Strom Body Thrive: Uplevel Your Body and Your Life With 10 Habits from Yoga and Ayurveda by Cate Stillman Chakra Yoga by Anodea Judith Art of Attention: A Yoga Practice Workbook for Movement as Meditation by Elena Brower The Yoga Handbook by Noa Belling (2008) Essential Yoga by Olivia Miller

Recommend Books (Not Required) The Yoga of Pranayama by Richard Rosen The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope The Heart of Yoga by Desikachar Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-zinn Everyday Ayurveda by Kate O’Donnell and Cara Brostrom

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201 Hillsboro Ave, Edwardsville, IL 62025 (Driving Directions)
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